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STELLA, Frank

Ifafa I

Stock Code
103137
1968
£8,500

From the V series of lithographs, Ifafa I is one of the set based on the stripe paintings of the Notched V Paintings 1964-65 . Departing from the off-centred composition and standardized dimensions of the album series, the two, three and four part clusters of chevrons in the V series are centred and accomodated on varying sizes of horizontal sheets.

Color schemes in the prints, not congruent in every instance with those of the paintings, were derived in part from the Star of Persia series. Although printed on white Lowell paper rather than English Vellum Graph paper, the V series is in effect an extension of the Star of Persia series and a continuation of Stella's use of metallic inks.

British and American clipper ships, fast moving transport vessels, dominated the high seas during the middle decades of the nineteenth century. The three masted, square rigged clipper ship gained its name

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Description

Lithograph with varnish, 1968, with LC Varnish on Lowell paper, signed, dated and numbered from the edition of 100, published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles., 41.3 x 56.8cm (16¼ x 22¼ in), framed 63.7 x 48.5cm.

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